dick•ensPronunciation: (dik'inz), [key]
devil; deuce (usually prec. by the
and often used in exclamations and as a mild imprecation): The dickens you say! What the dickens does he want?
Dick•ensPronunciation: (dik'inz), [key]
Charles (John Huf•fam) Pronunciation: (huf'um), [key] (“Boz”)
, 1812–70, English novelist.
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